Permission to Feel

Written and Directed by Tyler Simmonds

Produced by Liz Cowie

Social expectations of men to not appear vulnerable take on a different dimension for Black men, whose emotions are often viewed by society through a filter of toxic stereotypes. Despite these norms and the frequent inner struggle over vulnerability, more and more Black men are sharing their challenges with mental health. Is it possible to overcome colliding systemic forces and make mental wellness a priority?

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